Southeastern to offer ACT Prep Course
Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: September 12, 2012
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University's Division of Extended Studies is offering an ACT Preparation Course on its main campus and regional locations.
Designed to assist high school students in developing skills to improve their ACT scores, the prep course will emphasize mathematics and English.
"This is a wonderful opportunity for students who want to get help with their math and English skills," said Tom Dawsey, recruiting and marketing manager. "Our instructors also do a great job of giving students tips on test taking skills that can help improve their scores."
The five-week offerings will be held on Southeastern's main campus in Hammond, at the Livingston Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Boulevard in Walker, and the St. Tammany Center, 21454 Koop Drive, in Mandeville.
In Hammond, Amy Gibson will teach two sessions of the ACT Prep Course. Both sessions will consist of five Monday classes each. These courses will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. at a cost of $250 with all materials covered. Dates of the sessions include: Session 1- Sept. 24 – Oct. 22; Session 2- Nov. 5– Dec. 3.
The two sessions of the course in Walker will also be taught by Gibson. These courses will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. at a cost of $250 with all materials covered. All Walker classes will be held on Thursdays. Dates of the sessions include: Session 1- Sept. 20 – Oct. 25; Session 2- Nov. 1 – Dec. 6.
Taught by Eugenie Martin and Dr. Patricia Edmiston, the Mandeville ACT course is also offered in two sessions. The first session will consist of four Thursday classes and a Tuesday offering, with the second session being held on Thursdays. All sessions will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. at a cost of $275, which includes the textbook. Dates of the sessions include: Session 1- Sept. 27 – Oct. 25; Session 2- Nov. 1 – Dec. 6.
To register or for more information about these or other Extended Studies courses, visit www.southeastern.edu/es or call 985-549-2301 in Hammond, 985-893-6251 in Mandeville, or 985-665-3303 in Walker.